Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Buses replace trains at Burnham and Taplow from 23:00 on Saturday 14 April, and all day on Sunday 15 April

Start date
14/04/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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between London Paddington and Reading / Didcot Parkway

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Slough and Reading, closing some lines.

As a result, the following trains will not call at Burnham and Taplow:


23:20 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway.

23:43 London Paddington to Reading.

23:49 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington.


00:05 London Paddington to Reading.

After this time, no replacement buses will serve Taplow station as this station is closed on Sunday.

No trains will call at Burnham all day on Sunday.

Passengers travelling to / from Burnham and Taplow stations should use the rail replacement buses running via Slough to connect with train services.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages


Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.